Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: Solid Dosage Form

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Problems Encountered During Trituration and Possible Solutions

As discussed in our article “Mixing of Pharmaceutical Powders in Small-Scale Operations”, trituration process involves direct rubbing or grinding of hard powder in a mortar…
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Mechanisms Involved in the Mixing of Pharmaceutical Powders

Powder mixing is an operation that aims to treat two or more components, initially in an unmixed or partially mixed state, so that each unit…
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Mixing of Pharmaceutical Powders in Small-Scale Operations

Mixing of pharmaceutical powder is a unit operation that serves to make two or more components uniformly distributed in the powder bed. In most cases,…
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Pharmaceutical Powders

Powders are solid dosage forms containing dry mixtures of finely divided medicinal and non-medicinal agents intended for internal or external use. It is a solid…
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Pharmaceutical Powders: An Overview

Powders represent one of the oldest and most conventional dosage forms. The term “powder” has more than one connotation in pharmacy. It may be used…
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Differences Between Hard Gelatin Capsules and Soft Gelatin Capsules

Capsules are the dosage forms in which the drug formulation in a powder, semisolid, or liquid form is enclosed in a shell. This shell is…
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Compendial Standards and Regulatory Requirements for Capsules

Among solid dosage forms, the capsule is second only to the compressed tablet in frequency of utilization for drug delivery, and the hard shell capsule…
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Manufacture of Soft Gelatin Capsules

Soft gelatin capsules as defined in our previous “Soft Gelatin Capsules: Formulation and Manufacturing Considerations”, are hermetically sealed one-piece capsules containing a liquid or a…
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Soft Gelatin Capsules: Formulation and Manufacturing Considerations

Soft gelatin capsules, also known as softgels or soft elastic capsules, are hermetically sealed one-piece capsules containing a liquid or a semisolid fill without a…
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Manufacture of Hard Gelatin Capsule shells

Manufacture of Hard Gelatin Capsules

Hard gelatin capsules are solid dosage forms in which one or more drug substance and/or inert materials are enclosed within a small shell. They are…
Manufacture of Hard Gelatin Capsule shells
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Hard Gelatin Capsules: Formulation and Manufacturing Considerations

Hard gelatin capsules also known as hard-shell gelatin capsules or two-piece capsules are solid dosage forms in which one or more medicinal agents and/or inert…
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Packaging of Effervescent Tablets

Effervescent tablets are solid pharmaceutical dosage forms designed to break in contact with liquid such as water or juice, often causing the tablet to dissolve…
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Composition of Medicated Chewing Gum

Medicated Chewing Gum (MCG) is a novel drug delivery system containing masticatory gum base with pharmacologically active ingredient(s) and intended to use for local treatment…
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Scale-up of Solid Dosage Forms

Solid dosage form refers essentially to pharmaceutical drug products in the form of tablets, capsules, powders, granules, lozenges, and suppositories containing an active drug component…
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